Scientific Association for the Study of Time in Physics and Cosmology

The University of Arizona
Pima Community College

Anthony P. Pitucco

  • Physics Professor, Department Chair Physical and Geological Sciences Pima Community College 1971 - present.
  • Education
    • University of Arizona (BS) Physics 1970
    • University of Arizona (M Ed) Foundation and Philosophy of Education 1975
    • University of Arizona (MS) Mathematics 1982
    • University of Arizona (PhD) Applied Math, Mathematical Physics 1991
  • Recognition
    • Dr. Wayne Mc Grath Outstanding Faculty Award 1993
    • Outstanding Faculty Award Pima Com Coll 1993
    • USA Today Teaching Excellence Award Top 50 Professors in the USA
    • Arizona Professor of the Year 1994, Carnagie Foundation for the Advancement of Science
  • Publications
    • "The Restaurant at the Beginning of the Universe: Exploring the Wonderment of the World Through Physics", Zephyr Publications, 1996.
    • "Statistical Analysis of the Occurrence of Periodicities in Galaxy Redshift Data" (co-authors W. J. Cocke, and C. L. DeVito), Astrophysics and Space Science, vol. 244, Nos. 1-2, 1996.
    • "Elementary Geometric Aspects In Extending the Dimension of the Space of Instants", Astrophysics and Space Science, vol. 244, Nos. 1-2, 1996.
    • "Differential-Geometric Aspects of Adapted Contact Structures", Ph.D. Dissertation, UMI, Ann Arbor, MI (1991).
    • "An Approximation of the Period of a Pendulum", The Physics Teacher, 12/80.
    • "Energy and Centripetal Force for Under Two Dollars", The Physics Teacher, 11/81.
    • "Laboratory Manuals, Burgess Publishing Co., Minneapolis, Minn., 1980.
  • Research Areas:
    • Gravitation
    • Time Asymmetry
    • General Relativity
    • Differential Geometry
    • Contact Manifolds

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